Who laid this egg? Araucana, EE, OE?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by miss maple, Jun 22, 2017.

  1. miss maple

    miss maple In the Brooder

    Mar 22, 2017
    Hi guys,

    Yesterday when I went out to the coop, I found my first blue egg! Although I'm glad that one more of my ladies is laying, I'm wondering who laid it. It is distinctly blue, but a powdery-grey blue, and I suppose I was expecting a brighter hue?

    I had one Araucana and Olive Egger yet to lay, so is this a true-blue (pun intended) araucana egg, or possibly the olive egger, who may be more of an Easter egger? Any pics would be great too - just love seeing all the different coloured eggs!


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  2. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

    Jul 31, 2015
    Houston, TX
    My Coop
    Looks like an Olive egg to me!

    wait a minute...it looks like an EE to me now.

    It's so hard to tell the color of eggs from a picture, sorry.
  3. miss maple

    miss maple In the Brooder

    Mar 22, 2017
    Yeah the lighting isn't the best (I took the photo at night), but if araucana eggs are usually a brighter blue it narrows it down at least. The two olive eggers are supposed to be marans crosses, one lays those dark olive ones in the photos so maybe the other was from a much lighter brown layer?
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    Looks more olive to me....you may not know until the other one lays for comparison.

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